This recipe is sure to be a winner in your home as it is a blue ribbon winner in mine. Our family loves Taco Tuesday and this makes it so easy for me it is now one of my favorites! Try it out and let us know what you think.
Ingredients for Taco Casserole
2 ounces Tortilla Chips (about 24), plus additional for serving
1 Tbs Chili Oil (or olive oil and red pepper flakes)
1 Onion, chopped
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1 pound Ground Chicken
2 Tbs Taco Seasoning
1 can Black Beans, drained
1 cup Hot Salsa
1 cup shredded Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese
Optional: Other toppings such as jalepenios, olives, etc.
1, Heat oven to 350.
2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add the onion and garlic and sautee until soft. Add meat and taco seasoning. Cook, breaking up meat with a spatula, for about 5 minutes. Add beans and salsa. Mix well and continue to cook until salsa thickens.
3. Line the bottom of a large baking dish with tortilla chips, pressing down on them lightly to break them into bite-sized pieces. Spread the meat and bean mixture over the chips and top with cheese. Add sliced jalepenos or other toppings that you ant to be cooked. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and gooey.
4 Scoop up with additional chips if desired.
And there you have it.
Trust me, Taco Tuesday will never be the same again!